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What do you usually do in lightroom?


New to TalkEmount
Aug 30, 2011
Since I am a newbie in playing with RAW file, I am curious what everyone is doing in lightroom. So far for my images, I set the auto lens correction, auto adjust tone, and auto whitebalance. In addition, for 3200iso photos, I reduce luminance noise to 100 value. I find that sometimes the auto whitebalance is not as good as original, so I ll probably leave that out in the future.

I guess the lens correction is always a must, except for fish eye.


TalkEmount Regular
Aug 10, 2011
Oh, now there's a question... Well, I use Lightroom 3 to import RAW photographs from my cameras to edit, catalogue and share. Editing; depending on the photograph I'll decide whether to make a copy an convert to B&W. Then I'll adjust the photograph for sharpness, cropping, vignette etc until I'm happy with the result. Cataloguing; I'll add a keyword it two to describe the photograph, and use smart folders to keep related photos together. Sharing; well, I can and do email them, show them on Flickr via the various groups I'm in and any other ways. I rarely print photographs via Lightroom as ice yet to figure out how to get printed, what I see on my MacBook Pro. Haven't yet figured out to how to set up a profile. There's other things that can be done with Lightroom that I've yet to try but I find it to be one of the best photo software programmes out there.

Cheers, Macjim.

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